The Oklahoma State Medical Association, the state's largest physician organization, has named David Holden, MD, as president, local news outlet KFOR reported April 13.
Dr. Holden is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in knee, hip and sports medicine procedures and practices at McBride Orthopedic Hospital in Oklahoma City.
A native of Oklahoma, he developed a sports medicine practice with the McBride Clinic, where he has remained throughout his 38-year career, according to the report.
This is Dr. Holden's second time serving as president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association. He is also past president of the Oklahoma County Medical Society.
The surgeon began his career in medicine after graduating from the University of Texas Medical School in Houston in 1978. He completed a residency at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and knee and sports medicine fellowships at Long Beach (Calif.) Memorial Hospital and the Orthopaedic & Fracture Clinic of Eugene (Ore.).